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Book: Great Little Last-Minute Editing Tips for Writers - The Ultimate Frugal Reference Guide for Avoiding Word Trippers and Crafting Gatekeeper-Perfect Copy, ...
Carolyn Howard-Johnson picks the trip-you-up words that her clients struggle with and puts them in a quick reference guide light enough and small enough to be used as an quickie gift that the recipient can tuck into a glove compartment or purse to keep their homonym skills fresh and explains why following grammar rules assiduously isn't always the best choice for writers.
 
Book: The Frugal Editor - Do-It-Yourself Editing Secrets, from your query letters to final manuscript to the marketing of your new bestseller by Carolyn ...
There are gremlins out there determined to keep your work from being published, your book from being promoted. Resolved to embarrass you before the gatekeepers who can turn the key of success for you, they lurk in your subconscious and the depths of your computer programs. Whether you are a new or experienced author, The Frugal Editor will help you present whistle-clean copy (from a one-page [...]
 
Book: What's Wrong with your Novel? And How to Fix it by Elizabeth Bailey
Got a Nanowrimo draft ready to edit? Sitting on a first draft because you're not sure it's good enough? Worry not! Help is at hand. Get the skinny on giving your novel PTQ (page turning quality) This guide gets straight down to the nitty-gritty, with minimal preliminaries. What are the most common problems? How do you fix them? It's as simple as don't do that, do this. Straight from the shoulder [...]
 
Book: Class Letters - Instilling Intangible Lessons through Letters by Claire Chilton Lopez
In an attempt to reach her students on a more personal level, Anne English, single mom and high school English teacher, begins writing them letters and asking for honest responses. Taking place over one full school year, Class Letters reveals how letter-writing can lead to deep, and unlikely, connections.
 
Book: The Great First Impression Book Proposal - Everything You Need to Know About Selling Your Book to an Agent or Publisher in Thirty Minutes or Less by ...
This booklet from Carolyn Howard-Johnson, a UCLA Extension Writers' Program instructor for nearly a decade, helps authors love the project they most love to hate--writing a book proposal. She has taken the guessing out of the book proposal process. Now there is no need to take expensive, time-consuming classes or spend hours reading a tome to find the voice and format that will propel an author's [...]
 
Book: The Frugal Book Promoter - 3rd Edition - How to get nearly free publicity on your own or by partnering with your publisher by Carolyn Howard-Johnson
The Frugal Book Promoter assures your book gets the best possible start in life, whether your publisher assigns zero dollars or thousands to your book's marketing campaign. A former publicist, the author provides no-nonsense basics to build the essentials you need to build a time-saving social media campaign and knock'em dead lists of influencers that will be more effective than anything you [...]
 
Book: Writer's Craft Power Pack 1 - 5-Book Bundle by Rayne Hall
Get five of Rayne Hall's acclaimed Writer's Craft books in one: Writing Fight Scenes, Writing Dark Stories, Writing Short Stories To Promote Your Novels, Writing About Magic, The Word-Loss Diet. Please note - these books are for fictioneers who have mastered the basics of their craft and want to take their skills to the next level. They are not suitable for absolute beginners.
 
Book: The Word-Loss Diet (Writing Craft) by Rayne Hall
Tighten and tone your writing style, and use simple revision tricks to slim down your manuscript. Shed thousands of words without changing the plot. Strip away the word fat and reveal the muscle of your unique author voice. This book is short, but potent. It is perfect for - self-editing before you submit your book to agents and publishers, or before self-publishing - - understanding why your [...]
 
Book: Novel Revision Prompts - Make Your Good Book Great - Self-Edit Your Plot, Scenes & Style (Writer's Craft 17) by Rayne Hall
You've written a novel, and the draft brims with promise. Now you're revising it to shape it into a gripping work of fiction readers can't put down. Revising a novel is fun. With each change, you see your book grow closer to your vision and gain more power. In this book, I offer you ideas on how to bring out your novel's full potential. Play with them, experiment, explore where they'll lead. To [...]
 
Book: 80000 passwords ideas (letters and numbers) by Ursache Nicolae-Alexandru
80000 strong passwords just for you. With letters and numbers 16 character length. Very useful for important account like the password for internet banking or any account that involves your money. Also good for a computer that you keep valuable info in. Some people want every account to be safe and use strong passwords for everything. But others may say that the passwords are to long or that are [...]
 
Book: Prayers Gathered Along the Way - A Memoir Captivating Compelling Letters to God (Journey Conversations) by Christine Walters
The author shares her deepest thoughts and communications from her journey conversations with God. Prayers Gathered Along the Way is a compelling, gripping, and mesmerizing collections of letters and conversations that takes you through a journey of prayers collected for the heart, mind, and soul for the purpose to help others who are going through heartache. This book is intended for healing, [...]
 
Book: Letters to Boot Camp by Hayden M Hodges
From July to Sept. 2014 all book sales will go to housing our homeless veterans here in the US. Check out http://www.gofundme.com/b34yes for more information. Thank you! Letters to Boot Camp provides the reader with a heart wrenching and awe inspiring look into the lives of a mother and her son as he made his way through Boot Camp on Parris Island. - "Once they're shipped out to Boot Camp, the [...]
 
Book: Spiritual and Scientific Research on Arabic Letters and Numbers by Mohamed Fouad
This book is based on scientific and spiritual research on Arabic letters and numbers with reference to verses of the Holy Quran (The Sacred Book); it is not religious propaganda. Different kinds of lore came forward with Arabic letters and their numerical values, like DNA, the origin of the creation, the elements of nature, in fertilization, honey, and so on. In my research, I have tried to [...]
 
Book: Fiction Pacing - Professional Techniques for Slow and Fast Pace Effects (Writer's Craft) by Rayne Hall
Excerpt from 'Fiction Pacing: Professional Techniques for Authors' by Rayne Hall Which kind of plot situation calls for what kind of pace? I've compiled a list, so you can see at a glance which situations need what: FAST PACE * Physical fight scenes (battles, duels, brawls) * Chases (on foot, by car, on horseback) * Races (sports contests, horse racing, car racing) * Physical escapes (running, [...]
 
Book: How To Write That Scene - Professional Techniques For Fiction Authors (Writer's Craft Book 28) by Rayne Hall
Learn how professional authors craft scenes, and apply the techniques to your fiction. This book shows you how to choose the cast of characters and the point-of-view, how to work with plot events and create conflict, how to build tension and conflict, and how to rework a dull scene to make it sparkle. It teaches you professional techniques for specific types of scenes, with a full chapter for [...]
 
Book: My Dear Wife and Children - Civil War Letters from a 2nd Minnesota Volunteer by Nick K. Adams
What does a father write to his wife and young children when he's gone to war? Does he explain why he left them? How does he answer their constant questions about his return? Which of his experiences does he relate, and which does he pass over? Should he describe his feelings of separation and loneliness? These questions are as relevant today as they were over 150 years ago, when David Brainard [...]
 
Book: Slack's War - Selected Civil War Letters of General James R. Slack, 47th Indiana Volunteer Infantry, to His Wife, Ann, 1862-1865 by David Williamson
"Slack's War" consists of 121 letters written from 1862 to 1865 by General James R. Slack, 47th Indiana Volunteer Infantry, to his wife, Ann. Slack's letters span the entire length of his service and include not only his commentary on all the events and battles he participated in (New Madrid, the White River and Yazoo Pass Expeditions, Grant's March, Port Gibson, Champion Hill, Vicksburg, [...]
 
Book: Mollie's War - The Letters of a World War II WAC in Europe by Mollie Weinstein Schaffer, Cyndee Schaffer and Jennifer G. Mathers
The 150,000 women who served in the Women's Army Corps are now seen as the undersung heroes of the Second World War. This memoir describes the life of a WAC enlistee who would serve in England when it came under attack, France immediately after the Allied invasion, and Germany after VE Day. From her experience in basic training in Daytona Beach to the climactic moment when she saw the Statue of [...]
 
Book: The November Letters by Sydney Cade West
Facing financial ruin, Terri Evans desperately holds on to the ranch her father left her years earlier. She also clings to her love for Will Wyatt, a man who's been right there beside her for most of her life, but for some reason, it never seems to work. Maybe he just doesn't love her. Maybe he never did. The miracle she's been praying for comes to pass when the November letters arrive. They [...]
 
Book: Isabella's Letters by Aleisha Gore
TORN FROM HER FAMILY AND HOMELANDJust sixteen, Isabella faces a harrowing journey across the oceans to another world where her unborn child, upon delivery, will be taken from her and given to a stranger.SECRET ENEMIES Empress Himani of India must make a choice in defiance of her Gods. Leading a nation as vast as India does not come without its share of perils and intrigue. Producing an heir would [...]
 
Book: The Second Mouse Gets the Cheese - How to Avoid the Traps of Self-Publishing by Carolyn Poling Schriber
As a former college history professor, I am not a stranger to the world of writing, but the publishing process was something I knew little about. Publishing is relatively easy for academics. We seldom have agents. We meet publishing representatives at academic conferences. We rely on university presses to publish our books, advertise them in the right journals, peddle them at pertinent [...]
 
Book: Home Fires (Love Letters) by Jana Richards
Anne Wakefield travels halfway around the world for love. But when she arrives in Canada from England at the end of World War II, she discovers the handsome Canadian pilot she'd fallen in love with has married someone else. Heartbroken, she prepares to return to London, though she has nothing left there to return to. Her former fiance's mother makes a suggestion: marriage to her other son. Badly [...]
 
Book: Dear Friends - Letters from Abroad by Ann Brady
"A heart-warming tale of friendship, love and romance during 19th century England." Mary Watson and Lady Elizabeth (Lizzie) Victoria Mountford are two young women born on different country estates in 19th century England. Lizzie, the only daughter of Lord & Lady Mountford, lives a life of luxury and comfort; whilst Mary finds herself lost and alone. And even though she discovers some happiness [...]
 
Book: Know the Name; Know the Person - Decoding Letters to Reveal Secrets Hidden in Names by Sharón Lynn Wyeth
This book introduces Neimology Science: the study of the placement of the letters in a name and how they interact with each other to reveal hidden secrets about one's character. When asked who we are, we respond with our names, as if that says it all. Indeed it does when you know how to interpret a name.
 
Book: Letters to My Children by Russell Bittner
What follows (part dialogue, part monologue, mostly rumination) is a series of letters I wrote to my two children, Chris(topher) Russell and Alex(andra) Sophia, over the course of 24 years. The first letter is one I wrote to my son on his day of birth: November 25, 1991; the last is one I wrote to my daughter leading up to her twenty-first birthday on June 8, 2015. Some letters are missing from [...]
 
Book: Lustful Letters by Maggie Adams
When the picture perfect wife of a prominent local businessman decides to let loose of her inhibitions, she begins a journey into the darker art of romance and sexual gratification. Through online chats and fetish forums, she explores the world of kink, from Dominance and submission to BDSM. Sensory deprivation, wax, fire, rope and knife play are ideas waiting to be experienced. Then there's the [...]
 
Book: How I Got Here by Hannah Harvey
River has been in hospital for a long time, nobody can get through to her, nobody has taken the time to understand. Until Oliver, a young doctor who is dedicated to finding out what's really happening with this reserved girl. Through a series of letters written by River to Oliver, she details the events leading up to her hospitalization, and slowly he starts to learn how she got to where she is [...]
 
Book: Into the Void by Emma Stein
The country of Anglina is teeming with social upheaval, and its officials have found an unlikely national hero in a philosopher and social activist named Horace. The Anglinian government has appointed the effeminate, irreverent, and stubborn scholar to undertake a journey around the world to learn the secret of other countries' success. Unfortunately for Horace, most of the societies he visits [...]
 
Book: Letters from the Good War - A Young Man's Discovery of the World by Hugh Aaron
The letters herein, some one thousand of them, are a day-to-day three year account of what happened in the life of a young enlisted man serving in the Naval Construction Battalions - the Seabees - during World War II. They take the reader from the first day of boot camp, to various training camps around the U.S., to the Southwest Pacific and back home.
 
Book: Letters From A Whoremonger's Wife by Danita Clark Able
Letters From A Whoremonger's Wife is a memoir, the story of a family. It is the story of an addiction to adultery; an addiction equal in destruction to drugs and alcohol. It is the story of a man who used his frustrations with life against his family, in the form of physical and emotional abuse; yet who, with deception and manipulation, successfully maintained an image of an ideal family man. It [...]
 
Book: Seaton's War by Lily Ennis
Seaton's War is a story of love, secrets and lies set in a sleepy New Zealand town in the latter half of WWII. When a Japanese submarine beaches the residents are shocked that the Pacific War has come to them. To some the event brings opportunity for personal gain or for genuine war work. For Kitty Williams it is a chance to prove she can do more for the war effort than knit socks for Red Cross [...]
 
Book: Letters to Ethan by Sharon F. Svitak
"Sharon Svitak, a native San Franciscan, mother of two grown children, and recently widowed, began writing letters to her grandson, Ethan, to work her way through the painful loss of her husband. But what began as an outlet for her grief became a project to pass on to her heirs some of the good memories of her thirty-four year marriage. A published writer of articles and essays, Letters to Ethan: [...]
 
Book: Photoshop Elements 10 For First Time Users - Step By Step Instruction to Take Your Photos to the Next Level by Glenn Forrest
This book includes step by step instructions for first time users of Photoshop Elements 10. It shows you how to edit your photographs using the basic editing options and take your images from good to WOW. Included in the book are explanations of the user interface along with detailed screen images. If you are looking for specific, straight to the point training to get you quickly and easliy [...]
 
Book: Mighty Inspiration - Love Letters from God by Barbara Miller
"Be still and know that I am God." Most Christians recognize this beautiful scripture from the book of Psalms. Writer Barbara Miller experienced this "stillness" and shares her personal revelations in Mighty Inspiration, Love Letters from God. Miller believes God calls each of us to join in the creative process of recognizing and using our own personal and unique gifts. This beautifully written [...]
 
Book: Miss Penelope's Letters by Miss Mae
The letters arrive unsigned. The writer demands that Penelope meet him in one of London's most ill-reputed and darkest streets. When she dares to keep the assignations, she encounters a man in a black mask who leaves her breathless from his stolen kiss. Yet he claims the reason for their surreptitious tryst is an honorable one. Should she believe him? Can he be trusted?
 


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